called to the scene of an August tractor-trailer accident in Jennings,
LA, allegedly swiped electronic equipment during the cleanup, The
Advocate reported. The Jefferson Davis Parish District Attorney's
Office will decide whether to pursue criminal charges in the case.
Police have completed their investigation into reports that firefighters
and police officers helped themselves to laptop computers, televisions
and other electronic equipment they cleared from the road.
investigation resulted in the November firing of four firefighters
and one police officer, the newspaper reported. Two volunteer firefighters
quit and seven other firefighters and officers received letters
Four of the
firefighters and a police officer reportedly have appealed their
terminations before the Jennings Fire and Police Civil Service Board.
An appeal hearing has also been set for a city police officer reprimanded
for not reporting the incident.